Reviews

Reviews about interesting gadgets, gear, mobile technology and lifestyle products.

BlitzWolf BW-FUN7 oscillating rechargeable fan review

REVIEW – If the Swiss Army knife is first and foremost a knife, then the BlitzWolf BW-FUN7 may be the Swiss Army knife of fans. It is an oscillating, rechargeable, telescopic, foldable, multi-speed, run timer, nightlamp, remote control fan. I have reviewed it to see how it works. Read on to see what I think! …

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Sakobs GC1032 Metal Detector review

REVIEW – When I was young I always remembered this inexpensive, orange-handled metal detector in the Radio Shack catalogs. Never got one. I’ve quietly wondered how well these things work. I finally got my chance with the Sakobs GC1032 metal detector. The hunt is on! What is it? The Sakobs GC1032 is a portable metal …

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Creative SXFI Trio USB-C in-ear headphones review

REVIEW – In an engineering feat, the Creative SXFI TRIO Earbuds manages to pack an entire 7.1 surround sound system — or at least the impression of one — into a tiny package. What is it? The Creative SXFI TRIO are USB-C powered earbuds, featuring award-winning Super X-Fi headphone holography. They are imbued with a …

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Smartta SliderMini 2 motorized camera slider review

REVIEW – There are many types of gear that photographers and videographers use to capture different types of scenes and footage. One such device is a slider that can be used for great video, including time-lapse footage, video with movement and interest, etc. Over the years, I have purchased 2 quite expensive motorized sliders that …

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Artisan Revere Paring Knife review

REVIEW – Friends, the last pepper from my summer garden is about to be sacrificed. We’re testing Artisan Revere’s new Paring Knife, a companion to their superb Chef’s Knife that I reviewed last year. Oh sweet pepper… we barely knew ye. To the review! What is it? It’s a paring knife hand made in the …

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Zendure SuperPort S2 and S4 GaN USB-C charger review

REVIEW – The charger battle in my home has heated up. I’m finally collecting more gadgets that accept USB-C plugs. However, I’m stuck with the tiny ones that come packed in the box. Zendure’s SuperPort Gallium Nitride (GaN) chargers just might be my ticket to charging heaven. What is it? The Zendure SuperPort S2 is …

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SCOTTeVEST Revolution 2.0 jacket review – 25 pockets for all your EDC gear

REVIEW – The Gadgeteer and SCOTTeVEST have a relationship that goes back to 2001. We have consistently found their products use innovative materials, are precisely tailored with attention to detail, and of course, are choc-full of pockets. The Revolution 2.0 is a new take on an old favorite. Read on to see what I think! …

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SWDK Handi-Mopper Robot review

CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – Ok, I admit it – I’m a neat freak. I like my house clean, and strive to keep it that way. SWDK’s Handy-Mopper Robot which is currently seeking funding on Indiegogo, is one of these products that I just couldn’t pass up! Let’s see if Indiegogo’s claim of “The most efficient deep …

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FosPower Emergency Solar Hand Crank Digital Portable AM/FM, NOAA Weather Radio review

REVIEW – I live in New York near the ocean or as some may say at the water’s edge. It is very normal for me to experience power outages during any storm in any season. Years ago during Hurricane Sandy, I spent 14 days in the dark, and it was a hand-crank radio that I …

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smartmi 2S Standing Oscillating Pedestal Fan review

REVIEW – Winter will be here soon enough, but right now we’re still having days in the high 80s F here and other areas of the country are over 120 degrees F. Brutal! I would seriously melt if we didn’t have central air in my home. But even though we do, the upstairs bonus room …

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Real Graphene G-Lite Series 5,000 mAh 60W Power Bank review

REVIEW – Still thinking all power banks are the same. I can’t say that beyond the adage “the best powerbank is the one you have with you” I haven’t also found most of them to be pretty darn similar other than form and maybe a unique feature. Well, Real Graphene’s new G-Lite 60 Power Bank …

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